Comparison between:
• BMW 1er (E87 LCI, facelift 2007) 116i (petrol, 2007)
• BMW 5er (E60) 525i Automatic (petrol, 2003)
• BMW 5er (E60) 525i (petrol, 2005)
• BMW 5er (E60, Facelift 2007) 523i Automatic (petrol, 2007)

Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ManufacturerBMWBMWBMWBMW
Series1er5er5er5er
Model(E87 LCI, facelift 2007) 116i(E60) 525i Automatic(E60) 525i(E60, Facelift 2007) 523i Automatic
First year of production2007200320052007
Last year of production2009200520072010

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typehatchback (liftback, fastback)sedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)sedan (saloon)
Number of doors5 (five)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Number of seats5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)5 (five)
Wheelbase2660.00 mm (millimeters)
8.73 ft (feet)
104.72 in (inches)
2.6600 m (meters)
2888.00 mm (millimeters)
9.48 ft (feet)
113.70 in (inches)
2.8880 m (meters)
2888.00 mm (millimeters)
9.48 ft (feet)
113.70 in (inches)
2.8880 m (meters)
2888.00 mm (millimeters)
9.48 ft (feet)
113.70 in (inches)
2.8880 m (meters)
Front track1484.00 mm (millimeters)
4.87 ft (feet)
58.43 in (inches)
1.4840 m (meters)
1558.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.34 in (inches)
1.5580 m (meters)
1558.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.34 in (inches)
1.5580 m (meters)
1558.00 mm (millimeters)
5.11 ft (feet)
61.34 in (inches)
1.5580 m (meters)
Rear track1497.00 mm (millimeters)
4.91 ft (feet)
58.94 in (inches)
1.4970 m (meters)
1582.00 mm (millimeters)
5.19 ft (feet)
62.28 in (inches)
1.5820 m (meters)
1582.00 mm (millimeters)
5.19 ft (feet)
62.28 in (inches)
1.5820 m (meters)
1581.00 mm (millimeters)
5.19 ft (feet)
62.24 in (inches)
1.5810 m (meters)
Length4239.00 mm (millimeters)
13.91 ft (feet)
166.89 in (inches)
4.2390 m (meters)
4841.00 mm (millimeters)
15.88 ft (feet)
190.59 in (inches)
4.8410 m (meters)
4841.00 mm (millimeters)
15.88 ft (feet)
190.59 in (inches)
4.8410 m (meters)
4841.00 mm (millimeters)
15.88 ft (feet)
190.59 in (inches)
4.8410 m (meters)
Width1748.00 mm (millimeters)
5.73 ft (feet)
68.82 in (inches)
1.7480 m (meters)
1846.00 mm (millimeters)
6.06 ft (feet)
72.68 in (inches)
1.8460 m (meters)
1846.00 mm (millimeters)
6.06 ft (feet)
72.68 in (inches)
1.8460 m (meters)
1846.00 mm (millimeters)
6.06 ft (feet)
72.68 in (inches)
1.8460 m (meters)
Height1421.00 mm (millimeters)
4.66 ft (feet)
55.94 in (inches)
1.4210 m (meters)
1468.00 mm (millimeters)
4.82 ft (feet)
57.80 in (inches)
1.4680 m (meters)
1468.00 mm (millimeters)
4.82 ft (feet)
57.80 in (inches)
1.4680 m (meters)
1468.00 mm (millimeters)
4.82 ft (feet)
57.80 in (inches)
1.4680 m (meters)
Ground clearance---142.00 mm (millimeters)
0.47 ft (feet)
5.59 in (inches)
0.1420 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity330.0 l (liters)
11.65 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.33 m3 (cubic meters)
330000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
520.0 l (liters)
18.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.52 m3 (cubic meters)
520000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
520.0 l (liters)
18.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.52 m3 (cubic meters)
520000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
520.0 l (liters)
18.36 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.52 m3 (cubic meters)
520000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity1150.0 l (liters)
40.61 ft3 (cubic feet)
1.15 m3 (cubic meters)
1150000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
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Curb weight1350 kg (kilograms)
2976.24 lbs (pounds)
1490 kg (kilograms)
3284.89 lbs (pounds)
1480 kg (kilograms)
3262.84 lbs (pounds)
1400 kg (kilograms)
3086.47 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight1748 kg (kilograms)
3853.68 lbs (pounds)
2050 kg (kilograms)
4519.48 lbs (pounds)
2035 kg (kilograms)
4486.41 lbs (pounds)
2010 kg (kilograms)
4431.29 lbs (pounds)
Capacity of the fuel tank53.0 l (liters)
11.66 UK gal (UK gallons)
14.00 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)
70.0 l (liters)
15.40 UK gal (UK gallons)
18.49 US gal (US gallons)

Engine

Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrolpetrolpetrolpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)multi-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine model-M54B25N52B25-
Engine locationlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, frontlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement1597 cc (cubic centimeters)2494 cc (cubic centimeters)2497 cc (cubic centimeters)2497 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-double overhead camshaft (DOHC)--
Type of aspirationnaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspiratednaturally aspirated
Compression ratio-10.50 : 111.00 : 111.00 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engineinline/straight engine
Number of cylinders4 (four)6 (six)6 (six)6 (six)
Valves per cylinder4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)4 (four)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)-84.00 mm (millimeters)
0.28 ft (feet)
3.31 in (inches)
0.0840 m (meters)
82.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.23 in (inches)
0.0820 m (meters)
82.00 mm (millimeters)
0.27 ft (feet)
3.23 in (inches)
0.0820 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)-75.00 mm (millimeters)
0.25 ft (feet)
2.95 in (inches)
0.0750 m (meters)
78.80 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.10 in (inches)
0.0788 m (meters)
78.80 mm (millimeters)
0.26 ft (feet)
3.10 in (inches)
0.0788 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power122 hp (horse power)
91.0 kW (kilowatts)
123.7 ps (metric horsepower)
192 hp (horse power)
143.2 kW (kilowatts)
194.7 ps (metric horsepower)
218 hp (horse power)
162.6 kW (kilowatts)
221.0 ps (metric horsepower)
190 hp (horse power)
141.7 kW (kilowatts)
192.6 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at6000 rpm (revolutions per minute)5900 rpm (revolutions per minute)6500 rpm (revolutions per minute)6100 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque160 Nm (newton meters)
16.3 kgm (kilogram meters)
118.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
250 Nm (newton meters)
25.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
184.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
250 Nm (newton meters)
25.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
184.4 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
240 Nm (newton meters)
24.5 kgm (kilogram meters)
177.0 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at4250 rpm (revolutions per minute)4200 rpm (revolutions per minute)2750 rpm (revolutions per minute)3500 - 5000 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Redline RPM----
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h9.90 s (seconds)8.70 s (seconds)7.50 s (seconds)8.70 s (seconds)
Maximum speed204 km/h (kilometers per hour)
126.76 mph (miles per hour)
233 km/h (kilometers per hour)
144.78 mph (miles per hour)
245 km/h (kilometers per hour)
152.24 mph (miles per hour)
236 km/h (kilometers per hour)
146.64 mph (miles per hour)
Drag coefficient----

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)8.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.76 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.11 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
29.40 mpg (miles per gallon)
7.77 mpl (miles per liter)
12.50 km/l (kilometers per liter)
14.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
3.12 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.75 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
16.56 mpg (miles per gallon)
4.38 mpl (miles per liter)
7.04 km/l (kilometers per liter)
12.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.73 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.28 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
18.97 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.01 mpl (miles per liter)
8.06 km/l (kilometers per liter)
10.0 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.20 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.52 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.21 mpl (miles per liter)
10.00 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)5.1 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.12 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.35 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
46.12 mpg (miles per gallon)
12.18 mpl (miles per liter)
19.61 km/l (kilometers per liter)
7.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.65 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.98 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
31.36 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.28 mpl (miles per liter)
13.33 km/l (kilometers per liter)
6.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.43 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.72 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
36.19 mpg (miles per gallon)
9.56 mpl (miles per liter)
15.38 km/l (kilometers per liter)
5.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.30 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.56 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
39.87 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.53 mpl (miles per liter)
16.95 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)6.2 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.36 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.64 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
37.94 mpg (miles per gallon)
10.02 mpl (miles per liter)
16.13 km/l (kilometers per liter)
9.9 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.18 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
2.62 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
23.76 mpg (miles per gallon)
6.28 mpl (miles per liter)
10.10 km/l (kilometers per liter)
-7.5 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
1.65 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
1.98 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
31.36 mpg (miles per gallon)
8.28 mpl (miles per liter)
13.33 km/l (kilometers per liter)
EU emission standardEURO V--EURO IV
Catalytic converter----
CO2 emissions----

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Transmission model----
Type of transmissionmanualautomaticmanualautomatic
Number of automatic gears-6 (six)-6 (six)
Number of manual gears6 (six)-6 (six)-
Final drive ratio----
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)rear wheel drive (RWD)

Steering

Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steeringrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinionrack and pinion
Type of power steeringhydraulichydraulichydraulichydraulic
Turning circle diameter----

Suspension

Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - coil springs - coil springs - independent suspension
- coil springs
- MacPherson strut
- anti-roll bar/sway bar/stabilizer bar
Type of rear suspension - shock absorber strut/damper - coil springs - coil springs - independent suspension
- coil springs

Brakes

Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discsventilated discsventilated discsventilated discs
Type of rear brakesdiscsdiscsdiscsdiscs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)YesYesYesYes

Wheels

Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size6J X 167J X 16 LM7J X 16 LMR16
Tyre code195/55 R16H225/55 R16225/55 R16225/55 R16